Form 8.3 - LIBERTY GLOBAL PLC

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FORM 8.3

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY

A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a)   Full name of discloser:   Barclays PLC.
     
(b) Owner or controller of interest and short
  positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):  
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose LIBERTY GLOBAL PLC
  relevant securities this form relates:  
(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an
offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of
  offeror/offeree:  
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 10 Mar 2016
(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making YES:
  disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

CABLE & WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS PLC

2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

If there are positions or rights to subscribe to disclose in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 2(a) or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security.

(a) Interests and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror or offeree to which the disclosure relates following the dealing (if any)

Class of relevant security:       USD 0.01 Class A ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 263,665 0.10% 96,672 0.04%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
88,000 0.03% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 150,900 0.06% 315,400 0.12%
           
 
TOTAL: 502,565 0.20% 412,072 0.16%
 
Class of relevant security:   USD 0.01 Class C ordinary      
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 161,213 0.03% 27,515 0.00%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 161,213 0.03% 27,515 0.00%
 
Class of relevant security:   USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary      
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 12,463 0.10% 7,044 0.06%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
6,400 0.05% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 18,863 0.15% 7,044 0.06%
 
Class of relevant security:   USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary      
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 0 0.00% 14 0.00%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 0 0.00% 14 0.00%

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

Details of any open stock-settled derivative positions (including traded options), or agreements to purchase or sell relevant securities, should be given on a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions).

(b) Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors’ and other employee options)

Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:  
Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:  

3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 3(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in.

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

(a) Purchases and sales

Class of relevant   Purchase/sale   Number of   Price per unit
security   securities  
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1 34.4599 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 3 35.1800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 11 35.7481 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 23 34.4500 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 26 35.2700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 29 35.2872 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 29 35.3003 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 50 36.0699 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 69 35.7800 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 100 36.7000 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 100 35.3700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 100 36.0200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 100 35.1400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 100 35.9600 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 179 35.6400 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 200 35.1775 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 200 34.8900 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 200 34.4700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 200 35.9800 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 200 35.2100 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 201 34.4550 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 217 34.9000 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 220 34.4545 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 300 33.7900 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 300 36.5666 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 300 35.4216 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 350 35.9871 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 400 36.4650 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 500 34.4000 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 500 34.5400 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 500 35.2040 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 500 35.9195 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 600 34.4100 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 800 37.0400 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 825 34.9062 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 826 35.2276 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 971 33.8099 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 1,000 37.0399 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,000 35.8470 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,000 34.2550 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,100 34.4095 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 1,200 33.8700 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,252 34.4880 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 1,256 37.1093 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 1,400 33.7857 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,400 34.4314 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,400 35.2442 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,581 35.7316 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,600 34.4090 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,900 34.6671 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 2,401 35.2921 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 2,784 36.4790 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 2,836 34.5357 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 2,839 35.4209 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 3,000 35.0763 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 3,410 35.2401 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 3,800 35.1128 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 5,300 35.3994 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 5,704 35.2607 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 5,900 34.6500 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 7,200 34.6845 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 7,400 35.3037 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 8,203 34.5967 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 8,317 35.1700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 11,100 35.1909 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 11,723 35.2892 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 16,195 34.5772 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 16,300 35.0130 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 16,600 34.2808 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 16,835 34.8989 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 17,958 35.2735 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 22,027 34.5040 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 25,000 35.1215 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 36,700 35.9100 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 61,480 34.6299 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 301,247 34.4600 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1 34.4100 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 2 34.4450 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 4 36.5500 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 8 35.1156 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 29 35.2872 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 29 35.3003 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 52 35.0200 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 70 34.4200 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 97 35.0300 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 100 36.4900 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 100 35.3700 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 100 36.4000 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 100 36.4500 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 100 34.4400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 35.0800 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 200 36.4700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 200 35.8450 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 200 33.8650 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 200 34.8150 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 200 33.7650 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 200 36.5400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 279 35.1705 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 300 33.9400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 300 35.1166 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 300 33.7900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 300 35.1500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 315 35.1300 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 350 35.9871 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 400 35.1200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 400 35.1150 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 400 35.1400 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 400 37.0400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 400 35.0775 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 400 33.6700 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 440 34.4545 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 500 35.2430 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 539 36.4844 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 571 33.8063 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 600 35.1152 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 600 34.4316 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 601 35.1188 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 700 33.7857 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 700 36.5086 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 701 35.1200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 754 35.2132 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 800 35.1237 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 800 34.5537 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 826 35.2276 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 855 35.0961 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 900 34.4244 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,158 35.1100 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,200 35.0987 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 1,200 33.8700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,233 35.2754 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,264 35.1751 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,400 35.4914 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,400 34.4314 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,400 35.2442 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,442 35.1126 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,445 34.5575 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 1,641 36.4902 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 2,100 34.4433 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,270 35.0889 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,300 35.1504 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 2,439 34.6774 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,500 35.4016 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 2,503 35.0711 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 2,656 37.0728 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,800 35.2521 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,800 35.0585 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,852 35.2607 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,937 35.3252 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 3,000 35.8600 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 3,300 34.4648 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 3,700 35.3082 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 3,800 34.4081 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 3,900 34.6870 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 4,521 35.1185 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 5,804 34.7101 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 7,100 35.1329 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 7,200 34.6799 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 7,300 35.3104 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 7,501 35.1767 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 7,599 35.2842 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 7,800 35.3352 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 9,054 35.3443 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 9,754 35.1942 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 12,090 35.1388 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 14,322 35.1700 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 15,845 34.6036 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 16,300 35.0130 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 16,600 34.2808 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 18,039 34.6503 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 26,574 34.6802 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 36,700 35.9100 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 57,607 34.6060 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 321,750 34.4600 USD

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class   Product   Writing,   Number   Exercise   Type   Expiry   Option
of description purchasing, of price date money
relevant selling, securities per unit paid/
security varying etc to which received
option per unit
      relates        
  Call Options Selling 200 35 USD American Jul 15, 2016 3.5000 USD

(c) Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Class of relevant security   Product description e.g. call option   Writing, purchasing, selling, varying etc.   Number of securities to which option relates   Exercise price per unit   Type

e.g. American, European etc.

  Expiry date   Option money paid/ received per unit

(ii) Exercise

Class of relevant security   Product description

e.g. call option

  Exercising/ exercised against   Number of securities   Exercise price per unit

(d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

Class of relevant security   Nature of dealing

e.g. subscription, conversion

  Details   Price per unit (if applicable)

4. OTHER INFORMATION

(a) Indemnity and other dealing arrangements

Details of any indemnity or option arrangement, or any agreement or understanding, formal or informal, relating to relevant securities which may be an inducement to deal or refrain from dealing entered into by the person making the disclosure and any party to the offer or any person acting in concert with a party to the offer:

Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent should not be included. If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state “none”

None

(b) Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the person making the disclosure and any other person relating to:

(i) the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option; or

(ii) the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative is referenced:

If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state “none”

None

(c) Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   YES
Date of disclosure: Mar 11, 2016
Contact name: Pinar Coktas
Telephone number: 020 7116 11165

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at monitoring@disclosure.org.uk. The Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Code’s disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.#

143221.01

SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8 (OPEN POSITIONS)

DETAILS OF OPEN STOCK-SETTLED DERIVATIVE (INCLUDING OPTION) POSITIONS, AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

Note 5(i) on Rule 8 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

Identity of the person whose positions/dealings   Barclays PLC.
are being disclosed:  
Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose LIBERTY GLOBAL PLC
relevant securities this from relates:  

2. STOCK-SETTLED DERIVATIVES (INCLUDING OPTIONS)

Class   Product   Writing,   Number   Exercise   Type   Expiry
of description purchasing, of price date
relevant selling, securities per unit
security varying etc to which
option
      relates      
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Purchased 1,000 42.5000 American Jan 20, 2017
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -13,900 37.5000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -400 32.5000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -18,700 45.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -9,800 40.0000 American Jul 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -44,600 40.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Purchased -1,000 17.5000 American Jul 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Purchased -21,000 27.5000 American Jan 20, 2017
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 200 40.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Purchased 32,400 40.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 200 35.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -21,000 37.5000 American Jan 20, 2017
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 1,700 32.5000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -200 35.0000 American Jul 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -4,500 35.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Purchased 79,500 52.5000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Purchased 3,200 42.5000 American Jul 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 200 37.5000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -600 37.5000 American Jul 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -22,500 42.5000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -400 32.5000 American Jul 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -156,800 47.5000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 100 30.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Purchased 32,400 40.0000 American Mar 18, 2016

3. AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

Full details should be given so that the nature of the interest or position can be fully understood:

It is not necessary to provide details on a Supplemental Form (Open Positions) with regard to cash-settled derivatives.

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

The Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Code’s disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 515141
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20160311T145920+0000

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